Faith Concepts

• Jesus Christ is Lord and Savior of all.
• The Church has a universal mission to make disciples of all nations.
• At the Council of Jerusalem, the Church respected the diversity of her members.

Sacred Scripture:

Matthew 28:19-20 (Make disciples of all nations);
Acts 9:4-6 (Conversion of Paul);
Acts 10:11-13 (Peter’s Vision);
Acts 10:34-35 (Peter’s speech at Pentecost);
Acts 15:7-11 (Council of Jerusalem);
Galatians 3:26-28 (One in Christ Jesus)

Disciple Power & Vocabulary

Disciple Power: perseverance
Faith Vocabulary: Catholic, evangelization, missionaries

Holy People

Holy People: Maryknoll Missionaries, Saint Peter, Saint Paul

Catholics Believe & Prayer

Catholics Believe: Faith and works
Prayer: Renewal of Baptismal Promises


Catechism of the Catholic Church (CCC):
4-12the name catechesis was given to the totality of the Church’s efforts to make disciples, to help men believe that Jesus is the Son of God so that believing they might have life in his name, and to educate and instruct them in this life, thus building up the body of Christ.,
873in the Church there is diversity of ministry but unity of mission,
894-896 – role of the Bishop,
1560as a legitimate successor of the apostles,
1897-1904Every human community needs an authority to govern it.,
1905-1912Do not live entirely isolated, having retreated into yourselves, as if you were already justified, but gather instead to seek the common good together.,
2443-2449 God blesses those who come to the aid of the poor

U.S. Catholic Catechism for Adults (USCCA): pp. 15-17, 102-104, 116-121